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House Republican Introduces Bill To Only Fly U.S. Flag At Embassies; Would End Use Of Pride, BLM Flags

Posted on AllSides January 12th, 2023
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A House Republican introduced legislation on Wednesday that would ban flags other than the American flag from being flown over U.S. embassies and other consular posts, pushing back on the Biden administration’s actions to fly Pride flags and Black Lives Matter flags over such diplomatic locations.

The Old Glory Only Act was introduced by Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC). According to his office, the bill “was originally introduced in response to a State Department official putting a rainbow flag up over a South American embassy in 2018.” The push to fly...

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